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Edward R. Murrow Papers, 1927-1965


Title:  Edward R. Murrow Papers, 1927-1965

Location:  Jerome Library Main Microforms; Microfilm PN 4874 .M89 A2 1982

Format and Number of Reels/Fiche/Cards:  Microfilm; 50 reels

Publisher:  Microfilming Corporation of America

Content Description:  The papers of Edward R. Murrow (1908-1965), who was a war correspondent, news executive, journalist, and news analyst with CBS from 1935 to 1961 when he became the Director of the U.S. Information Agency for the Kennedy Administration. The collection includes correspondence, reports, broadcast scripts, and other documents. The scripts are for special programs and news broadcasts for such shows as CBS Reports, Hear It Now, See It Now, This I Believe and Years of Crisis. The collection includes a substantial amount of information on Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Language(s):  English

Arrangement:  Arranged in four series:
Series I: Correspondence, 1941-1965
Series II: Personal, 1927-1968
Series III: Professional Employment, 1934-1973
Series IV: Activities, 1941-1967

Index/Bibliography:  Edward R. Murrow Papers, 1927-1965: A Guide to the Microfilm Edition (Jerome Library Reference PN 4874 .M89 A22). This guide details the contents of each reel, but does not include a subject index to individual documents.

Subject Categories:  History; Journalism; Political Science

Keywords:  murrow, edward r murrow, journalism, current events, news, current affairs, mccarthy, mccarthyism, radio, television, cbs

Time Period:  20th century